Eligibility for Annual Arts Grants

To be eligible to apply for Annual Arts Grants 2022 you must be an artist, arts practitioner, or arts organisation that: 

  • meets one of the following scenarios: 

    • In the four calendar years 2018-2021, you received at least three grants (from selected Creative New Zealand funding opportunities listed below*) totalling at least $75,000, which have each been evaluated as having met or exceeded expectations. 

    • In the four calendar years 2018-2021, you received funding through Toi Tōtara or Toi Uru Kahikatea investment programmes but are no longer receiving this funding. 

    • In 2022 you have been part of Te Puāwaitanga, our developmental programme. 

    • You are a successful recipient of an Annual Arts Grant awarded in 2021 and have submitted an interim report that has been evaluated as being ‘on track’. 

Your application must also include a business plan. For advice on how to develop a business plan, please refer to our Guide to developing your business plan.  

The application form will be available to those artists and arts organisations we’ve confirmed as  meeting these criteria when the fund opens on 18 July 2022. If you believe you are eligible and do not have access, please contact Funding Services

*The list of selected Creative New Zealand funding opportunities is below 

  • Annual Arts Grants 2020 
  • Annual Arts Grants 2021 
  • Arts Continuity Grant 2020 
  • Arts Grants 2018 | Round 1 
  • Arts Grants 2018 | Round 2 
  • Arts Grants 2019 | Round 1 
  • Arts Grants 2019 Round 2 | $10,000 - $75,000 
  • Arts Grants 2019 Round 2 | Up to $10,000 
  • Arts Grants 2020/21 | Round 1 
  • Arts Grants 2020/21 | Round 2 
  • Arts Grants 2020/21 | Round 3 
  • Arts Grants 2020/21 | Round 4 
  • Arts Grants 2020/21 | Round 5 
  • Arts Grants 2020/21 | Round 6 
  • Arts Grants 2020/21 | Round 7 
  • Arts Grants 2020/21 | Round 8 
  • Arts Grants 2021/22 | Round 1 
  • Arts Grants 2021/22 | Round 2 
  • Arts Grants 2021/22 | Round 3 
  • Asia Artform Exchange Fund: Stage 1 Research 
  • Asia Artform Exchange Fund 2019 I Stage 2 Creation and Presentation 
  • Auckland Diversity Project 2018 
  • Global Network Presentation Fund 2021 
  • International Art Fair Fund 2018 | Round 1 
  • International Art Fair Fund 2018 | Round 2 
  • International Art Fair Fund 2018 | Round 3 
  • International Art Fair Fund 2019 | Round 1 
  • International Art Fair Fund 2019 | Round 2 
  • International Art Fair Fund 2019 | Round 3 
  • International Indigenous Artform Exchange 2018 
  • International Indigenous Artform Exchange 2019 
  • International Initiative Presentation Fund 2018 | Round 2 
  • International Initiative Presentation Fund 2018 | Round 3 
  • International Initiative Presentation Fund 2018 | Round 4 
  • International Initiative Presentation Fund 2019 | Round 1 
  • International Market Development Fund 2019 I Round 2 
  • International Market Development Fund 2019 I Round 3 
  • International Presentation Fund 2018 | Round 1 
  • Māori Arts Presentation Fund 2018 
  • Māori Arts Presentation Fund 2019 
  • New Work to Asia Fund 2018 | Round 1 
  • New Work to Asia Fund 2018 | Round 2 
  • New Work to Asia Fund 2019 | Round 1 
  • New Work to Asia Fund 2019 | Round 2 
  • Ngā Toi ā Rohe – Arts in the Regions Fund 2020 
  • Quick Response 2018 | Round 1 
  • Quick Response 2018 | Round 2 
  • Quick Response 2018 | Round 3 
  • Quick Response 2019 | Round 1 
  • Suffrage 125 Fund 2019 
  • Toi Ake 2021 
  • Toi Rangatahi Engagement Fund 2018/19 | Round 1 
  • Toi Rangatahi Leadership Fund 2018/19 | Round 1 
  • Toi Rangatahi Leadership Fund 2019 | Round 2 
  • Toi Rangatahi Participation Fund 2018/19 | Round 1 
  • Wild Creations 2018 
  • Wild Creations 2020